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James Morgan Read

James Morgan Read, American educational consultant. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Kappa Alpha. Quaker.

Background

  • Read, James Morgan was born on August 22, 1908 in Camden, New Jersey, United States. Son of James Morgan and Lucia Vail (Foulks) Read.

  • Education

    • M.2d Theresa Kline Dintenfass, 1977. Bachelor of Arts, Dickinson College, 1929, Doctor of Laws, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, U. Marburg, (Germany), 1932.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1940. D.Human Reconstrn., Wilmington College, 1973. Association professor of history U. Louisville, 1935-1943.

      Civilian public service, 1943-1945. Associate secretary Friends Committee on National Legislation, 1945-1947. Secretary foreign service section American Friends Service Committee, 1947-1949.

      Chief div. education and cultural relations Office United States High Commissioner for Germany, 1950-1951. United Nations deputy high commissioner for refugees, 1951-1960. President Wilmington College, 1960-1969.

      Vice president for program management Charles F. Kettering Foundation, 1969-1974, consultant, 1975-1985.

    Career

    • Chief div. education and cultural relations Office United States High Commr. President Wilmington College, 1960-1969.

    Works

    • Author: Atrocity Propaganda 1914-1919, 1941, Magna Carta for Refugees, 1951, The Responsibility of a Quaker College to Train for World Leadership, 1960, The United Nations and Refugees—Changing Concepts, 1962.

    Membership

    Member Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Kappa Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Henrietta Morton, December 21, 1940 (deceased. Children: Austine Read Wood, James Morgan, Edward Morton.
    • father: James Morgan Read
    • mother: Lucia Vail (Foulks) Read
    • spouse: Henrietta Morton
    • children: Austine Read Wood Read
    • James Morgan Read
    • Edward Morton Read
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    Born August 22, 1908
    Died February 11, 1985
    (aged 76)
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